The task force approved 30 of the 56 Yemeni detainees for “conditional” detention.
Poland and France are making a joint appeal to the United States to have Polanski released from detention.
He was taken back to the cell upstairs, where his time in detention would span 20 days.
mid-15c., from Middle French détention (13c.), from Late Latin detentionem (nominative detentio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin detinere (see detain). Sense of "confinement" used by 1570s (in reference to Mary Queen of Scots). In reference to school punishment, recorded from 1882.